There have been warnings and predictions enough, including from this column, about the perilous state of the housing market.
OPINION: There's something sad about Ewan Wilson's vision coming to an end.
OPINION: Beware the black dog. He can get up to his old tricks in a flash.
Opinion: It's going to be a busy spring market for farm sales.
OPINION: If you're homeless and poor, what are you doing with a car? They're expensive items.
OPINION: Melbourne has many charms for the first-time visitor.
REVIEW: The University of Waikato Opera Studies performance of Marriage of Figaro superb.
OPINION: Individuals have obligations to report crimes against children and vulnerable adults. Shouldn't, by extension, churches?
OPINION: Requiring nurses to get a flu jab or wear a mask is not an infringement of their human rights, it is the protection of the patients' human rights.
OPINION: Information is so ubiquitous that you can't watch TV in peace any more.
OPINION: Out in the cold were a few protesters. Out in the cold were the true heroes of the day.
OPINION: In the conversation about Founders, the city needs to be asking the right questions, former Hamilton mayor Bob Simcock says.
It started with a single blotch of red. An out-of-place patch of colour on the bathroom floor.
OPINION: Elderly drivers don't appear to be at greater risk of accidents.
Opinion: Little being done to save city's important buildings.
Opinion: Give children the time and space to define their own identities.
Opinion: Waikato DHB asked to promote positive messages about vaccinations.
Opinion: Labour needs a celebrity star to attract swinging voters.
OPINION: Richard Swainson takes a satirical look at the loss of Hamilton's religious buildings.
OPINION: It's not a housing shortage, it's a complete failure of the social infrastructure.
Opinion: Nurses must be coerced into doing the right thing.
Opinion: Tired of criticism, it's time to do something about the problems facing the city.
Opinion: Famliy structure is paramount when it comes to dealing with poverty.
Opinion: It's not perfect, but people have a chance to change Hamilton's CBD.
Opinion: Student radio embodied everything special about university life in the Waikato.
OPINION: For many, art - all art - has to be strictly representative, as true as a photograph but done with a brush and paint, or it's not art.
OPINION: It's been a bad year for celebrity deaths, even those you might not have heard of.
Opinion: Series of lows leave New Zealanders searching for positive news.
Opinion: There's a revolution going on in homes around New Zealand.
Obituary: Susan Margaret Hovell, 1955 - 2016.